Despite taking centers in the first round in each of the last two drafts, the Philadelphia 76ers had their eyes set on yet another big man entering 2015. Coming off a dominant collegiate year at Duke, Jahlil Okafor was at the top of the Sixers’ draft board. Initially, fans around the league were quite puzzled […]Read more "Rewinding the process: What happened to Jahlil Okafor?"
With the world still fighting through the COVID crisis, the NBA is suspended indefinitely. There is no end insight for this suspension and there is a chance that the season may be canceled. While the odds of that may not be high it’s still a scenario to consider. Whether or not the Sixers have played […]Read more "Season in review: Joel Embiid"
Following the lead of professional athletes around the country, Joel Embiid has pledged to donate $500k to aid both COVID-19 relief workers and Sixers-related team employees. This donation comes less than 24 hours after Philadelphia 76ers and New Jersey Devils owner Joshua Harris announced certain pay cuts would be implemented on staff working for the […]Read more "Joel Embiid donates 500k to relief workers and team employees"
When it comes to Joel Embiid, he’s pretty much been labeled as the “savior” of the Philadelphia 76ers franchise. Taking the team from 10-72 all the way to back-to-back 50 win seasons, his impact on the organization has been borderline unmeasurable. The Sixers drafted Embiid with the third overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft. […]Read more "How the Sixers almost missed out on drafting Joel Embiid"
The NBA faces a period of uncertainty during this recently suspended season. Just how long will the season be suspended? Commissioner Adam Silver confirmed that the season will be suspended for at least 30 days, but what if the suspension lasts longer? While it may only last 30 days that could turn into months which […]Read more "Does the Suspended NBA Season give Brett Brown Job Security?"
After a four-game road trip, the Sixers were back in Philly taking on the Detroit Pistons. Joel Embiid made his much-anticipated return after missing the previous five games with a sprained shoulder. Josh Richardson also made his anticipated return after missing the previous three games with a concussion. Recap The Sixers came out ready to […]Read more "Five takeaways from Sixers’ Pummeling of Pistons"
In an unprecedented move, the NBA has suspended it’s season indefinitely. Adrian Wojnarowski dropped the news on Twitter and the NBA world has been turned on its side. All NBA games after March 11th will be postponed until further notice. This is in response to Utah Jazz Center Rudy Gobert testing positive for the COVID-19 […]Read more "How will the NBA Suspension impact the Sixers?"
The Sixers are finally returning to the Center after a disappointing road trip. It was not likely that the team would finish the trip above .500 but losing to the Warriors without Steph Curry really stung. The team now has a chance to bounce back as they begin a four-game homestand. First team up, the […]Read more "What to watch as Sixers return home with an aim to throttle the Pistons"
Just when this road trip was beginning to look like another bust, the Sixers proved us wrong once again. The Kings came into this game riding a hot streak, but the Sixers’ hot shooting conquered Sacramento. Led by Tobias Harris’ 28 points, Philly dethroned the Kings 125-108 in California last night. Storyline of the Game: […]Read more "What we learned in Sixers’ vital win over Kings"
After a grueling high-scoring affair on Sunday which ended in a loss to the Clippers, the Philadelphia 76ers will have to turn around and face the other LA team tonight. LeBron James and the Lakers will host Philly as the best team in the west, sitting in first place with a 46-13 record. Injury Bug […]Read more "The Tip-Off: Injury-riddled Sixers take on the first place Lakers"